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The Bulgarian authorities have decided to freeze Russia's energy projects.
Denial of construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis and the building of nuclear plant is related to their possible unprofitable.
Bulgarian authorities have decided to abandon the construction of the trans-Balkan oil pipeline and suspend the construction of nuclear power plant in Belene.
New Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov believes that the pipeline does not want residents of Burgas and its suburbs.
Burgas-Alexandroupolis economically disadvantageous. In addition, its route passes through the protected areas.
implementation of this project was to create a new route that would allow tankers transporting Russian and Caspian oil from the Black Sea to the Bulgarian port of Burgas, and then by pipeline to the Greek port of Alexandroupolis. This would reduce the volume of oil transportation by tankers through the congested Bosphorus and Dardanelles.
largest project of Russian-Bulgarian cooperation in the field of nuclear energy - Belene NPP envisages construction of two reactors with Russian water-cooled power reactors of 1000 MW each. Project cost - В¬ 4 billion Perhaps the new Bulgarian government, breaking an agreement with Russia, thus want to "appease the Americans."
final decision on the pipeline and the plant is still pending.